Leo Parker

Leo Parker (April 18, 1925 – February 11, 1962) was an American jazz musician, who primarily played baritone saxophone.

Birth and Death Data: Born April 18, 1925 (Washington, D.C.), Died February 11, 1962 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1947

Roles Represented in DAHR: baritone saxophone

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor D7VB-2854 10-in. 12/18/1947 Jet propulsion Illinois Jacquet Orchestra ; Illinois Jacquet Jazz octet instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Victor D7VB-2855 10-in. 12/18/1947 King Jacquet Illinois Jacquet Orchestra ; Illinois Jacquet Jazz octet instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Victor D7VB-2856 10-in. 12/18/1947 Try me one more time Illinois Jacquet Orchestra ; Illinois Jacquet ; Russell Jacquet Jazz octet, with vocal refrain instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Victor D7VB-2857 10-in. 12/18/1947 Embryo Illinois Jacquet Orchestra ; Illinois Jacquet Jazz octet instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Victor D7VB-2889 10-in. 12/19/1947 Riffing at 24th street Illinois Jacquet Orchestra ; Illinois Jacquet Jazz nonet instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Victor D7VB-2890 10-in. 12/19/1947 Mutton leg Illinois Jacquet Orchestra Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Victor D7VB-2891 10-in. 12/19/1947 Symphony in Sid Illinois Jacquet Orchestra ; Illinois Jacquet Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Victor D7VB-2892 10-in. 12/19/1947 A Jacquet for Jack the bellboy Illinois Jacquet Orchestra ; Illinois Jacquet Jazz nonet instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Parker, Leo," accessed February 21, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/362287.

Parker, Leo. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 21, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/362287.

"Parker, Leo." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 21 February 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/362287

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